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With Gov. Scott and legislature in denial, tiny town adapts on its own to climate change

With Gov. Scott and legislature in denial, tiny town adapts on its own to climate change



2018-07-12T16:08:00+0000

The signs of climate change here are visible everywhere, most notably in what climate scientists describe as "ghost forests," the bony remains of inundated forest islands that 30 years ago were lush with cabbage palms and red cedars.

Yankeetown, a small coastal burg in the Panhandle, is fighting back against the effects of climate change, although not all of the locals are on board.


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